Only one spot left to fill for the 2014 Hunting Season! Five Notch Sportsman’s Club is an exclusive Quality Deer Management club located near Greenwood, South Carolina. Your membership includes access to 2,200+ continuous acres with 30 club stands and over 20 food plots. We also have a club house on the property that is capable of sleeping all 12 members. Dues are $2,000. Please check out our.... Read More
This is my fouth year hunting turkey's and for the fourth year I am having the same problem. I spend a lot of time in the woods on public land near Winnsboro. After deer season is over I squirrel hunt this area. I've got the winter pattern for turkeys pretty much pinned down. Opening day I was in the middle of five gobblers within 1/4 mile. Missed the closest one as he took to a hen right.... Read More
The bass are starting to bed on Lake Keowee, but according to the tournament anglers fishing the March of Dimes Bass Tournament, the fish are still tough to catch.
Ray Stuart of Anderson won the March of Dimes Tournament with 17.09 pounds and the big fish of 5.42 pounds. Stuart said that he caught several bass on the lower part of the lake with a chartreuse/white spinnerbait by casting to.... Read More
Casey Ashley from Donalds loves to sing as much as he loves to fish, and his favorite song right now is “This Magic Moment.” Ashley won the FLW Tour Majors on Lake Hartwell and netted $100,000 for his effort.
It was a magic week for Ashley starting out on Day 1 with 21-7 pounds and a fifteen-pound plus bag every day of the tournament. Ashley came into Day 4 with almost a ten pound lead,.... Read More
Casey Ashley from Donalds leads the pro anglers for the third day at the FLW Tour on Lake Hartwell.
With another great day, Ashley weighed-in another good sack of fish of 15-7 pounds (5) and has a three-day total of 52-11 pounds (5). Ashley outdistanced his closest competitor, Clent Davis of Montevallo, AL, by almost ten pounds.
Because of a three hour fog delay, Ashley said that.... Read More
Casey Ashley of Donalds brought in another good bag of five fish weighing 15-13 pounds to continue his lead at the FLW Tour on Lake Hartwell. This gives Ashley a two-day total of 37-04 pounds and almost a three pound edge over John Cox of Debary, Florida.
Friday’s anglers were greeted at take-off with horrendous weather which consisted of blustery winds and cold rain. Anglers struggled to.... Read More
The FLW pros have practiced for three days on Lake Hartwell, but all they can talk about is “fishing lousy weather” on the opening days of the tournament.
“Fishing lousy weather” may consist of cold rains, howling winds, and 30 degree temperatures for the opening days of the tournament. It will definitely separate the fair weather fishermen from the hardcore anglers in a.... Read More
The tournament anglers fishing on Lake Hartwell report that the bass are still in the prespawn mode, but the good news is that the fish are starting to move up into shallow water.
Anglers are finding fish on the ledges of creek channels and on humps out in deep water in the mornings anywhere from 20-40 feet deep. They are hooking these fish on Carolina rigs with finesse type worms in.... Read More
Joe Birchfield of Hendersonville, NC and Chuck Harrison of Brevard, NC won the Cabela’s North American Bass Circuit tournament on Lake Hartwell on February 16 with a five-fish limit weighing 21 pounds, 6 ounces.
Birchfield and Harrison said that they caught their fish off a point before 9:00 am on a ˝ ounce homemade jigging spoon. The winning team netted $5,200 which included $4,000 in.... Read More
Even though it was a “tough day” of fishing with howling winds and bluebird skies, Roger Padgett of Travelers Rest was still able to pull in the winning fish at the February Jocassee Outdoor Center Trout Tournament.
Pagett’s brown trout weighed-in at 3.72 pounds and was caught in the Toxaway River. Pagett said that he caught the fish while trolling in 45 feet of water on a #2 flat brass.... Read More
For most of the anglers fishing the BFL Savannah River Division Tournament on Lake Keowee, it was a tough day on the lake, but for Mick Rhinehart of Pelzer, it was “a pretty good day.”
Rhinehart had a five fish limit for a total weight of 16-07 pounds, plus the big fish of the tournament weighing in at 8-09 pounds. Rhinehart netted $4315, plus $610 for the big bass, and an extra $1000.... Read More
Even with the extreme weather that Upstate fishermen have experienced, Lake Hartwell anglers are catching a variety of fish. The key is picking your fishing days when the weather is tolerable and fishing the creeks.
“They are killing the crappie on Lake Hartwell,” according to Randy Childers of Lake Hartwell Fishing & Marine in Anderson. 'Anglers are catching crappie in the creeks.... Read More